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Labor Day Weekend Kickoff

on September 2, 2006

Here’s some perspective on the minimum wage for you, courtesy of the WSJ:

The minimum wage was last raised in 1996, when Congress bumped it up 90 cents to $5.15 an hour. In inflation-adjusted terms, the minimum wage reached its peak in 1968, when it was $1.58, which equals $7.75 in 2006 dollars.


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